Great Olympians

Biographies - NEW


Sybil Newall

Olympic Competitor nr 4048


Frederick Newberry

Olympic Competitor nr 2260


George Albert Newberry

B. 1917-03-06, Swadlincote, England, Great Britain; D. 1978-12-29
Cycling - Track (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Men's Team Pursuit bronze 1920
1920


Guillermo Newberry

B. 1898-05-09, Córdoba, Argentina
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles R1:dnf 0.015
Men's 4 x 100 m Relay R1:3rd 4.3
4.315


Jessica Newberry

competed in 1988 as

Jessica Ransehousen

B. 1938-10-14, London, England, represented the USA
Equestrianism - Dressage
1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 HP
Dressage, Individual 12th 14th 17th 85
Dressage, Team fourth sixth 616
701


Simon Harvey Newcombe

B. 1938-08-11, from NSW, represented Australia
Rowing
1964 HP
Men's Coxless Fours Rep:4th 15.6
15.6


Emanuel de Victor Newdon

B. 1937-12-25, Recife, Pern., Brazil
Volleyball
1964 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Edward Newell

represented Great Britain
Cycling - Road
1920 HP
Men's Road Race dnf 0.000008
Men's Road Race, Team dnf -
0.000008


James Newell

B. 1900-02-21, Carnegie, Penn., USA; D. 1985-12
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting ac 2.186
2.186


Theron Newell

B. 1916-07-10, Kansas City, Kansas, USA; D. 1993-08-01
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Literature - unknown event AC 254.5
254.5


Sidney Newey

B. 1899-03-05, Birmingham, England, Great Britain; D. 1966-07-09
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase FI:dnf 240
240


Harold Newhart

B. 1903-06-16, Parkersburg, WV, USA; D. 1977-03-31
Gymnastics
1928 HP
Men's Individual Combined (9 events) 47th -
Men's Team Combined 7th 100
Men's Vault 10th 25
Men's Parallel Bars 57th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 41st -
Men's Rings 62nd -
Men's Pommeled Horse 37th -
125


Frederick Vaughn "Fred" Newhouse

B. 1948-11-08, Haney Grove, Texas, USA
Athletics - Track and Field (1 gold, 1 silver)
1976 HP
Men's 400 metres silver 4000
Men's 4x400 m Relay gold 1600
5600


Edward Newitt

Olympic Competitor nr 3388


Steven Newkirk

B. 1957-12-21, represented the US Virgin Islands
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Men's 100 m Freestyle 36th -3.64
Men's 200 m Freestyle 40th -3.10
Men's 100 m Butterfly 40th -3.10
Men's 200 m Butterfly 36th -3.64
0.00148


Aubrey Newman

B. 1903-01-30, Clemson, SC, USA; D. 1994-01-19
Modern Pentathlon
1928 HP
Men's Individual 15th 15
15


Denise Aubrey Newman

B. 1924-02-19, London, England, Great Britain; D. 2016-01-22
Aquatics - Diving
1948 HP
Women's Platform 11th 64
64

Born in London, she moved to Cairo when she was young, and learned to dive there. She spent WWII in Persia, but returned to England in 1943. Already fluent in French and Arabic, she learnt Japanese in six months and worked at Bletchley Park in the Japanese section.


Jack Heather Newman

B. 1903-07, Melbourne, Vict., Australia
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 800 m R1:7th 0.0000043
Men's 1500 m R1:5th 0.043
0.0430043


John Lunn "Jack" Newman

B. 1916-11-12, Rochester, England, Great Britain; D. 1974-02-14
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's High Jump QU:23rd 0.384
0.384


Joy Ernestine Newman

B. 1945-11-17, London, England, Great Britain
Aquatics - Diving
1964 HP
Women's Platform 19th 1.6
1.6


Seymour Newman

B. 1953-05-17, Manchester, Jamaica
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 800 metres SF:5th 130
Men's 4x400 m Relay fifth 250
380


Verrall Newman

B. 1897-01-21, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1987-10
Diving
1924 HP
Women's Plain High (8 & 8m) QU:4th 328
328


William Newman

Olympic Competitor nr 1882

(*) team roster not certainly known


Alan Newton

B. 1931-03-19, Manchester, England, Great Britain
Cycling - Track (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Men's Team Pursuit bronze 1920
1920


Arthur Lewis Newton

B. 1883-01-31, Woodstock, Verm., USA; D. 1950-07-19
Athletics - Track and Field (2 bronze)
1900 1904 HP
Men's Marathon fifth bronze 4380
Men's 2500 m Steeplechase fourth 4480
Men's 2590 m Steeple bronze
Men's 4 miles Team gold 1200
10060

Olympic Competitor nr 888


Chet Newton

B. 1903-09-18, Canby, Oreg., USA; D. 1966-05-11
Freestyle Wrestling (1 silver)
1924 HP
Men's Featherweight (-61 kg) silver 6000
6000


Chris Newton

B. 1899-02-03, Toronto, Ont., Canada
Boxing (1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Lightweight (-61.2 kg) bronze 3840
3840


Frank Newton

Olympic Competitor nr 2189


George Newton

B. 1936-08-13, British Guiana, lived in London, represented Great Britain; D. 2016-02-23
Weightlifting
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) 15th 30
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 15th
30

He was born in Guiana and emigrated to Britain after the War. At the 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch he fell in love and stayed in New Zealand, whom he represented at the 1978 Commonwealth Games.


Samuel Newton

B. 1881-11-23, Drummondville, Québ., Canada; D. 1944-10-11
Shooting (1 silver)
1924 HP
Men's Trap, Team silver 1000
1000


Walter Newton

B. 1902-01-02, Toront, Ont., Canada
Boxing
1920 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57.2 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


William Newton

Olympic Competitor nr 3344


Charles Newton Robinson

Olympic Competitor nr 623


Written 2000-12-14 - last modified 2022-07-31

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